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The Resource Land of the unconquerable : the lives of contemporary Afghan women, edited by Jennifer Heath and Ashraf Zahedi

Land of the unconquerable : the lives of contemporary Afghan women, edited by Jennifer Heath and Ashraf Zahedi

Label
Land of the unconquerable : the lives of contemporary Afghan women
Title
Land of the unconquerable
Title remainder
the lives of contemporary Afghan women
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jennifer Heath and Ashraf Zahedi
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reaching beyond sensational headlines, this book offers a three-dimensional portrait of Afghan women. In a series of wide-ranging, deeply reflective essays, this book examines the realities of life for women in both urban and rural settings
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heath, Jennifer
  • Zahedi, Ashraf
Series statement
ACLS Humanites E-book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Women
  • Afghanistan
  • Electronic books
Label
Land of the unconquerable : the lives of contemporary Afghan women, edited by Jennifer Heath and Ashraf Zahedi
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-377) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The politics of Zan from Amanullah to Karzai: lessons for improving Afghan women's status / Sbireen Khan Burki -- Between covered and covert: traditions, stereotypes, and Afghan women's agency / Margaret A. Mills -- Centuries of threat, centuries of resistance: the lessons of Afghan women's resilience / Anne E. Brodsky -- Don't say what, who, and when, say how: community development and women / Wahid Omar -- Afghanistan blues: seeing beyond the Burqa on Youtube / Dinah Zeiger -- "Women's political presence: a path to promoting gender interests? / Anna Larson -- Voices of parliamentarians: four women MPs share their thoughts / Massouda Jalal [and others] -- Nothing left to lose: women in prison / Lizette Potgieter -- Selling sex in Afghanistan: portraits of sex workers in Kabul / Alisa Tang -- Between choice and force: marriage practices in Afghanistan / Deborah J. Smith -- The hidden war against women: health care in Afghanistan / Sima Samar -- Challenges to cripple the spirit: a midwife's experiences / Pamela Chandler -- Women with disabilities: recollections from across the decades / Mary Macmakin -- A question of access: women and food security / Elizabeth Stites -- Psychological impacts of war: human rights and mental health / Nahid Aziz -- Mending Afghanistan stitch by stitch: how traditional crafts and social organization advance Afghan women / Rachel Lehr -- Rural women's livelihood: their position in the agrarian economy / Jo Grace, Adam Pain -- Chadari politics: translating perceptions into policy and practice / Lina Abirafeh -- When the picture does not fit the frame: engaging afghan men in women's empowerment / Ashraf Zahedi -- Empowering women through education: recipe for success / Sakena Yacoobi -- From both sides of the mic: women and the media / Aunohita Mojumdar -- Painting their way into the public world: women and the visual arts / Lauryn Oates -- A hidden discourse: Afghanistan's women poets / Zuzanna Olszewska -- Hopes and dreams: interviews with young Afghans / Amina Kator
Control code
ocn707094368
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 393 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520948990
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttqxf17
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)707094368
Label
Land of the unconquerable : the lives of contemporary Afghan women, edited by Jennifer Heath and Ashraf Zahedi
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-377) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The politics of Zan from Amanullah to Karzai: lessons for improving Afghan women's status / Sbireen Khan Burki -- Between covered and covert: traditions, stereotypes, and Afghan women's agency / Margaret A. Mills -- Centuries of threat, centuries of resistance: the lessons of Afghan women's resilience / Anne E. Brodsky -- Don't say what, who, and when, say how: community development and women / Wahid Omar -- Afghanistan blues: seeing beyond the Burqa on Youtube / Dinah Zeiger -- "Women's political presence: a path to promoting gender interests? / Anna Larson -- Voices of parliamentarians: four women MPs share their thoughts / Massouda Jalal [and others] -- Nothing left to lose: women in prison / Lizette Potgieter -- Selling sex in Afghanistan: portraits of sex workers in Kabul / Alisa Tang -- Between choice and force: marriage practices in Afghanistan / Deborah J. Smith -- The hidden war against women: health care in Afghanistan / Sima Samar -- Challenges to cripple the spirit: a midwife's experiences / Pamela Chandler -- Women with disabilities: recollections from across the decades / Mary Macmakin -- A question of access: women and food security / Elizabeth Stites -- Psychological impacts of war: human rights and mental health / Nahid Aziz -- Mending Afghanistan stitch by stitch: how traditional crafts and social organization advance Afghan women / Rachel Lehr -- Rural women's livelihood: their position in the agrarian economy / Jo Grace, Adam Pain -- Chadari politics: translating perceptions into policy and practice / Lina Abirafeh -- When the picture does not fit the frame: engaging afghan men in women's empowerment / Ashraf Zahedi -- Empowering women through education: recipe for success / Sakena Yacoobi -- From both sides of the mic: women and the media / Aunohita Mojumdar -- Painting their way into the public world: women and the visual arts / Lauryn Oates -- A hidden discourse: Afghanistan's women poets / Zuzanna Olszewska -- Hopes and dreams: interviews with young Afghans / Amina Kator
Control code
ocn707094368
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 393 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520948990
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttqxf17
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)707094368

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